Kalends of January
. AD 871.
Gnia, superior of Dam Liac, an anchorite, bishop and excellent scribe, died.
Mael Ruanaid, son of Mael Curarda, chief of Uí Moccu Uais of the North, died.
Cenn Faelad grandson of Mochtigern, king of Caisel, rested in peace after prolonged suffering.
Ferdomnach, superior of Cluain Moccu Nóis, fell asleep.
Artgal, king of the Britons of Strathclyde, was killed at the instigation of Constantine son of Cinaed.
Bishop Mael Tuile, superior of Tuilén, fell asleep in Christ.
Loingsech son of Foillén, superior of Cell Ausile, dies.
Robartach of Dairmag, an excellent scribe, rested.
Mugrón son of Mael Cothaid, one of two kings of Connacht, died.